Root HTC HD Mini without PC


Looking for a way to root HTC HD Mini? This tutorial will help you get started pretty easily and quickly, and also you will not even be requiring a pc for that. So you could root the device within minutes, and look forward to the tweaks and the customizations you wanted to perform on the device.

Before you Root HTC HD Mini:

Before you root HTC HD Mini, and begin with the procedure there are some things that you should be knowing about, before you proceed. You should be having a basic knowledge about android rooting, and the stuff related to it. As you should be having a complete idea of what are you actually doing to your android device, and how it might benefit you, or also in some cases disadvantage you. Now if you are already well informed about all those things, then you can skip this part and move onto the next section of the tutorial, but on the other hand if you are a first timer, or a newbie, and don’t know about much of the concepts in the first place, then you should really consider researching about it a bit.
Android Rooting is a method by which you become the super user of the device. You become the super user, and are able to perform, many things on the device which you would not be able to do otherwise. It is like having to make the device work according to you, even by interfering in the default system processes and other related things. In a nutshell you become the administrator of the device, like in Windows, but here you have much more control over the device. To sum it up, to control your device across the barriers that android puts, and experiencing the real open source environment, rooting enters. To read about more, go to What is Android Rooting?

Since after rooting your android device, you are able to perform tweaks and customizations on your device, you could easily use it to your advantage. To list a few tweaks that can be performed, you could, install  Custom ROMs, increase the RAM,increase the internal memory, Play HD Games, and also you could overclock processor. And not only this, there are plenty of more and other exciting tweaks as well, you can view it from the list here. Now also if you wish to know in more detail about the advantages of rooting your android device, you can read this post here.

Not only advantages, rooting your android device, has some disadvantages as well. Also many of you must be knowing about it as well, that when you rooting your android device, you lose the warranty on the device, that has been provided by the manufacturer of the device. Though in some cases, manufacturers, do support rooting, but still majority of them still don’t. So that is still a con of rooting your device. Apart from this, there are other major disadvantages too, but they are quite technical, and we cannot discuss them right here in this post, and if you wish to know them, you should click here and read the detailed post explaining them.

About the Tutorial:

Since there are so many methods out there to root an android device, so let us first have a look at what method will we be using in this tutorial to root HTC hd mini. Here will be using an application that we will install on the device and it will get us the root access. This. Method is really easy and works really very fast, all you need. To do is just follow the simple steps and instructions, and you will be good and the best part of this method is that you will not need a laptop or a computer for the same. But do make sure that you proceed at your own risk as we would not be responsible for any damage that might occur to the device.

Read: How to Unbrick your device

Pre Requisites:

There are some things that you would be required to do in first, and before you begin with the procedure to root HTC HD Mini, and below is a list that contains all those things. Go through the list, once and get them done first.

  • Enable the installation of apps from Unknown Sources, which can be one under the Security in the Settings.
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  • Make sure that the device is properly charged, so that it does not interrupt you in the middle of the procedure, and ask you to connect the charger in the middle.
  • You should make a secure backup of your data on the device before you begin, though it will not get deleted by following this tutorial, it is better to be on the safer side.
  • Follow these guides to backup your important data.
  • Backup and Restore SMS and WhatsApp Messages
  • Backup Apps for Unrooted Devices
  • Backup and restore Contacts
  • Download the files from the Download Section below, as they are essential for the procedure to root.


The first step requires you to download the Super-Root.apk file on your computer, as you can root HTC hd mini. You can download it from the link given below but before we wi need to unlock it and that can only be done by doing any one of the things mentioned in the box below.

How to Root HTC HD Mini:

Follow the instructions below to root HTC hd mini and start with it. Before you begin make sure that you have downloaded the required files and also you have gone through the previous pre requisites sections too.

  • Connect your phone to the computer using a USB cable and copy the above copied file to the root of the SD card on your phone.
  • Now disconnect your phone from the computer and head to Menu > Settings > Security and enable the Unknown Sources option by checking the box next to it. This will allow the installation of third party apps on your phone. Remember to uncheck this option after the rooting process.
  • Now open the file manager and click on the Super-Root.apk file to begin its installation.
  • Once the app is successfully installed, launch it from the app drawer of the phone.
  • In the app, click on the ‘Select SuperSU’ option in the first dropdown menu that appears. Then tap on the exploit option which will begin the rooting process.
    Once the process is complete, reboot your phone. To make sure of the root, look for the SuperSU app on you phone. If you find this app, your phone has been successfully rooted.

Read: Things to do after Rooting android device

That’s it, you’re done with the procedure and you have finally rooted HTC HD Mini without PC, and within a few clicks. Note that if you faced any issue with any of the steps mentioned above, or any other problem with the tutorial, do get to us, and contact us, and we would fix it as soon as possible.

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